Ford, Richard 1944-
Most widely held works about Richard Ford
Most widely held works by Richard Ford
Independence day by Richard Ford ( Book )
53 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,399 libraries worldwide
Like most people Frank Bascombe of New Jersey, a divorced realtor, has plans for the Fourth of July weekend: find a new home for a client, see his semi-girlfriend and take his son to a sports hall of fame. Instead, one disappointment follows another, but he takes them in his stride--philosophically. By the author of The Sportswriter.
The sportswriter by Richard Ford ( Book )
52 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,416 libraries worldwide
At the beginning of his career, a young man gives up his chance to become a successful novelist in order to work as a sportswriter.
The lay of the land by Richard Ford ( Book )
37 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,370 libraries worldwide
With "The Sportswriter," in 1985, Richard Ford began a cycle of novels that ten years later--after "Independence Day"--won both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. Now, Frank Bascombe's story resumes, in the fall of 2000, with the presidential election still hanging in the balance and Thanksgiving looming before him with all the perils of a post-nuclear family get-together.
A multitude of sins : stories by Richard Ford ( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories that explores the theme of love and intimacy looks inside the relationships between men and women--both in and out of marriage--and the sense of right and wrong.
Wildlife by Richard Ford ( Book )
37 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
The story of Joe, a sixteen-year-old boy and his family who moved to Montana, in 1960. There their lives changed in ways they could not have anticipated.
Rock Springs : stories by Richard Ford ( Book )
45 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,379 libraries worldwide
Set largely in Montana, these stories include a man looking back through time at his young mother, children caught up in adult confusion, and a woman whose ex-husband is about to go to jail.
Women with men : three stories by Richard Ford ( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
A trio of stories. In The Womanizer, a married American businessman in Paris has an affair with a French divorcee, Occidentals is another story on an American in Paris, and Jealousy, set in Montana, is a killing seen through the eyes of a teenage boy. By the author of Independence Day.
The essential tales of Chekhov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Book )
9 editions published between 1919 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
"In this extraordinary collection of twenty tales, Richard Ford, a master short story writer in his own right, has selected his personal favorites from among more than two hundred of Chekhov's tales and short novels. These stories, ordered chronologically from 1886 to 1899, are drawn from Chekhov's most fruitful years as a short story writer. The translation is by Constance Garnett, who brought Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Turgenev to the English-speaking world."--BOOK JACKET.
The Granta book of the American short story ( Book )
17 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
A piece of my heart by Richard Ford ( Book )
32 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 906 libraries worldwide
The pursuits of an ignorant Southerner and a law student, who meet en route to an Arkansas river island hideaway, begin to interweave, with explosive consequences.
The ultimate good luck by Richard Ford ( Book )
30 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 775 libraries worldwide
This collection is comprised of unbound galley proofs (201 pages on 104 leaves) of Richard Ford's second book.
The new Granta book of the American short story ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
This collection features stories from over 40 writers including Sherman Alexie, Junot Díaz, Deborah Eisenberg, Nell Freudenberger, Matthew Klam, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Z.Z. Packer.
Vintage Ford by Richard Ford ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
"Vintage Ford includes an excerpt from Richard Ford's Independence Day, along with the stories "Communist" and "Rock Springs" from his collection Rock Springs "Reunion" and "Calling from A Multitude of Sins, which won him the 2001 PEN/Malamud Award, and "The Womanizer" from Women with Men." "Also included for the first time in book form, the memoir "My Mother in Memory.""--BOOK JACKET.
A multitude of sins by Richard Ford ( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and French and held by 280 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories exploring the theme of love and intimacy between men and women.
The Granta book of the American long story ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Blue collar, white collar, no collar : stories of work ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Features a collection of short stories about work that reveal how jobs, which have taken on increased significance during the current economic crisis, can define, frustrate, and elevate people.
Maine : the seasons by Terrell S Lester ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Niagara by Alec Soth ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"In the follow-up to his ... monograph Sleeping by the Mississippi, Alec Soth turns his eye to ... Niagara Falls ... Soth's pictures of Niagara are less about natural wonder than human desire ... Using a large-format 8x10 camera, the photographs are rigorously composed and richly detailed. Working over the course of two years on both the American and Canadian sides of the Falls ... Soth depicts newlyweds and naked lovers, motel parking lots and pawn shop wedding rings. Throughout the book, Soth also includes a number of love letters from the subjects he photographed. We read about teenage crushes, workplace affairs, heartbreak and suicide"--http://www.steidlville.com/
The Bascombe novels : The sportswriter, Independence Day, The lay of the land by Richard Ford ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Writers Workshop in a book : the Squaw Valley Community of Writers on the art of fiction ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
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